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Why Are Bone and Socket Preservation Important After Tooth Extraction?

Tooth Extraction
Having a tooth extraction of one or more teeth is a very common dental procedure, yet few people understand the importance of bone...

How Will My Dentist Use Oral Pathology to Diagnose Leukoplakia?

Leukoplakia
Using oral pathology to diagnose leukoplakia may be in your future if a bothersome white patch inside your mouth sends you to see ...

Jawbone Grafting: Minor vs. Major Oral Surgery Procedures

Jawbone Grafting
Jawbone grafting is commonly required for dental implant patients, but it’s certainly nothing to fear! Many dental restorations,...

Oral Surgery for Prosthesis Preparation

Oral Surgery for Prosthesis
In many cases, oral surgery may be required to prepare your mouth for dental implants, dentures or another type of prosthetic devi...

Oral Cancer Facts

Oral Cancer
Oral and oropharyngeal cancer strike 45,000 people annually in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI)...

Do Children’s Eye Teeth Fall Out?

Children's Eye Teeth
Children’s eye teeth, sometimes called canines, are so-named due to their direct positioning beneath the eyes. Dental profession...

HPV and Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

HPV and Oral Cancer
For millions of Americans, HPV and oral cancer are a life-threatening combination. With almost 200 different strains of HPV (most ...

Should I Use the Oral Surgeon Recommended by My Dentist?

Oral Surgeon Recommendation
If your dentist has recommended an oral surgeon for a procedure you need, do you have to use that surgeon? The obvious upside to u...

Does Insurance Cover Oral Surgery?

Oral Surgery Insurance
For an insurance to cover oral surgery, there are several factors involved. Like other types of surgical procedures, the surgeon, ...

How Long is Recovery for Oral Surgery?

Oral Surgery Recovery
Like any surgery, recovery from oral surgery depends on the procedure and the person. Oral surgery procedures can be anything from...